Face front, true believers, one last time

Patric LewandowskiColumn, Opinion0 Comments

On Monday, Nov. 12, to paraphrase Obi Wan Kenobi, millions of nerd voices cried out in terror as one particular voice was silenced. Stan Lee, who co-created the Marvel Universe (the Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men and more), passed away at age 95. This is the second time in my life when I heard of the death of a celebrity that

Ventura, Agnew were amateurs compared to Trump

Mike KnaakColumn, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Enough. Enough of this. “Enemies of the people, lock her up, evil people, fake news, disgusting, low-IQ, crazy, mob, disgrace, a crazed and stumbling lunatic.” Donald Trump frequently uses these words to demonize people and news organizations he doesn’t like. Amid incendiary rhetoric, targets of Trump’s words became targets of 15 bombs. In Crazytown, it’s a short trip from words

‘Never again!’ has become ‘Ever again!’

Dennis DalmanColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

‘Never again!’ has become ‘Ever again!’ That historical vow “Never again!” might as well be “Ever again!” After the mass killings of  Jews during Adolf Hitler’s rampage of terror during World War II, a cry was heard by good people ‘round the world: “Never again!” But since then, butchery of people, including Jews, has happened again and again. Ever again.

With big voter turnout expected, be prepared before heading to vote

Mike KnaakColumn, Election 2018, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

From the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office last week came the news that Minnesotans are on a record pace for voting with absentee ballots. As of Oct. 11, 223,688 absentee ballots have been requested by Minnesota voters and 85,438 have been accepted by election officials. According to state officials, the request rate is 209 percent more than the same time

Tommy-Johnny game lives up to its hype

Connor KocklerColumn, Opinion, Print Editions, Print Sartell - St. Stephen, Print St. Joseph0 Comments

Every year, a sea of red and purple fills the stands of a college football field in observance and anticipation of one of Minnesota’s most well-known sporting traditions. This is, as many in our area may know, the Tommy-Johnny football game between St. John’s and St. Thomas universities. It’s a grudge match between two of Minnesota’s top private colleges, and